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Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
in recent weeks. the attacks are growing increasingly violent, as richard jordan reports. >> reporter: when a woman was attacked last night, police say the area was likely dark and des oh late. >> usually after 9:00 here, it's almost closed. >> reporter: alexandria police say the 20-year-old got off a bus at 11:30 on eisenhower and van doren. a short walk later up the street to courtney avenue, that's where the victim was caught offguard by a strange man. she says she believes he's hispanic. >> he demanded money. when she said she had no money, he pulled her into the bushes where he sexually assaulted. >> reporter: it has some women in the area on edge. >> i'm worried about it. i didn't expect from this area like this. >> reporter: that concern is growing, because alexandria police are now investigating three attacks on women just within the past month. this one, the most violent, but detectives say they don't think the three are connected, because the other two happened near homes run parkway, about two miles away, and they think that is just too far. the previous two victims managed to ge
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
in virginia and maryland because of meng giants. reporting live in baltimore, richard jordan. >>> a man dangling in the air after a scaffolding mishap. rescue crews had to help him down outside the commerce department downtown. the scaffolding the man was working on fell, but investigators say he was tied to safety lines and wasn't hurt. they're still trying to figure out why that scaffolding collapsed. >>> coming off of a strong debate performance. presidential nominee mitt romney is taking his campaign back on the road. and tonight that road goes through virginia. governor romney and his running mate congressman paul ryan will be speaking to supporters in fishersville near stanton. julie carey is live there with reaction to last night's debate. >> reporter: well, what a difference one day and one debate makes. governor mitt romney and congressman paul ryan expected to take the stage around 6:45 tonight. the crowd said they're ready to celebrate last night's debate performance, and ready to rally around this gop team with excitement that even they can see hasn't been there before. >> w
NBC
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
states. millions remain without power this afternoon. news4's richard jordan is at the live desk in our newsroom. >> the damage is widespread beyond anything that area was prepared for and it will likely take weeks, even months before the recovery is complete. 22 people in the new york area are dead and that figure is expected to grow. there are massive power outages. hundreds of thousands of utility customers are in the dark. power lines are down. these live wires sparking fires in some cases. in queens, take a look at this six-alarm fire. it destroyed many homes. hospitals like nyu's medical center had to evacuate patients including babies in the neonatal units because they are without power. schools are closed. the subway system is at a standstill. service is expected to be suspended for four to five days. in new york and new jersey, neighborhoods are wiped out. right now an aerial search for survivors is underway. hundreds of people have refused to evacuate and instead, attempted to ride out the storm at home. take a look at the conditions of those homes. right now, governor chris c
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
about. that ramp will close after the morning rush tomorrow. richard jordan spoke to some drivers who are eager for this project to just get over. richard? >> reporter: the view behind the wheel has more brake lights than open road at the i-66 interchange. cones and barriers create commuter confusion. but all the work started four years ago now, and is in the final stretch. for many drivers the end can't come soon enough. >> hurry up. >> reporter: but before the construction is complete, the last projects are shifting into high gear. the left hov ramp taking drivers from i-66 east to 495 north will close friday after the morning rush hour. >> hov motorists will have this ramp shut off. they will have to take the general purpose ramp on the right to go onto 495 north. and also, those people heading to 495 south, they're going to -- they can still take the ramp at 495 south. >> reporter: that means drivers will use the same ramp. vdot will paint the ramp while drivers yield, merge and hit the brakes. those who frequently drive in the area say the a.m. is mayhem. >> around 7:00, 8:00. if
NBC
Oct 17, 2012 5:00pm EDT
national forest. richard jordan spoke to the men about what kept them going in extreme conditions. >> pat, both men lost over ten pounds each and were looking forward to a really good meal. they hiked together many times before, but say they have never come close to being in a situation like this. and if their wives have anything to say about it, they won't again. >> we spent a lot of time in a tent. >> reporter: a two-day hiking trip for two friends turns into a six-day ordeal. neal peckens and jason hiser lived to tell their tale. the temperature in the upper 30s, snow on the ground, and rain, the avid hikers say they lost their map and held on to their will to live. >> there was so much snow, there was no trail to be seen. and there was no sign to show you where to go. and without that map that we had lost, we couldn't tell whether we should be going down or up. because the topographic map -- >> reporter: meanwhile, back home hiser's wife just wrapped up her baby shower. they're expecting their first child. peckens wife waiting with their son just 1 year old. >> i think the people at h
NBC
Oct 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
off at virginia tech in blacksburg tonight. stay tuned for news4 at 6:00. richard jordan will have a live report. >>> dozens of people are under arrest following a series of raids in fairfax and prince william counties. a month-long effort to seize drugs and weapons, money and stolen property. news4's pat collins joins us live with word on how the crooks committed the crime. pat? >> reporter: this police operation, they say, focused on crimes that impact the quality of life. things that can lead to the decay of a neighborhood. when rosa opened the store today, he had some customers he didn't expect. cops. seizing what they described as counterfeit cds and dvds. >> no, we were cool. they just take all the dvds, cds. >> what was it like when they came in? >> nothing. we were cool to each other. i know them already. >> reporter: babin was on his way to get a hair cut. he saw the police move in. >> i was pretty scared. i was like, what's going on. thinking it was a robbery happening or something. >> how many cops did you see? >> about seven. undercover cops, all unmarked vehicles. >> r
NBC
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
jordan was out and about this afternoon in northwest d.c. he continues our team coverage now, where a tree fell on a house today. richard? >> reporter: yeah, jim and pat, i just spoke briefly with the couple that lives inside the house. they were home when this tree came down on top of their roof. they're assuming it was a strong burst of wind that came by. but you can see the large tree from their backyard just fell on top of their home. it also clipped some of the other trees nearby. so other branches came down as well, even the neighbor's home suffered some roof damage. all this happening here, nevada and nebraska, the couple that lives inside, fortunately they were not hurt. they were able to go back into their home, escorted by d.c. emergency management workers. they went inside to grab a couple of their belongings, then they were sent over to their neighbor's home. that's where they're going to stay at least for the time being. the fire crews are out here, as well as police, just trying to assess the damage to the homes and see if there was any structural damage. they have sin
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